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Figure 2: Fundus photographs of two right eyes during the early stages of AION: (a) with non-arteritic AION and (b) with arteritic AION. (Reproduced with permission from Hayreh14)

non-arteritic AION

a. Shows typically seen optic disc edema and a splinter hemorrhage at the optic disc margin in non-arteritic AION (Reproduced from Hayreh14).

arteritic AION
b. Shows typical chalky white optic disc edema.

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Information Initially Posted August 1, 2002, revised April 3, 2003, reviewed August 1, 2009
text and images © Sohan Singh Hayreh.
Reproduction of any part of this material is not permitted without express permission from Dr. Hayreh.

last updated: 11/03/2009
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